This paper focuses on the damage assessment of transportation infrastructure during the recent cyclones and floods in Odisha state in India, and recommends possible measures for the design of cyclone- and flood-resilient road infrastructure.
Two methods are suggested by authors to improve the flood impact defense capability of rural buildings in this paper: increasing the strength of the mortar used in masonry structures, as well as adding reinforced concrete (RC) columns and circle beams.
Mexico City is one of the most disaster-prone urban areas in the world. Following an earthquake, marginalized communities living on the city’s periphery are exposed to more dangers than just collapsing buildings.
This paper assesses climate responsive resilient building codes and standards in New Zealand. New Zealand (NZ) has had a performance-based Building Code since 1992 and it is primarily focused on life safety.
This report provides an analysis of the views and opinions of Australian building code stakeholders on the climate science and technical challenges and opportunities for enhancing resilience outcomes within the context of building codes and standards .